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, if you will. we do have an opportunity to talk to several people within the pentagon and what we found we were very disappointed by was that they weren't taking the steps that they really needed to take to address this problem. >> brown: is this for you an act of... is it journalism? is it art? i mean it's film making. how do you see what your doing? >> well, i guess i see myself as an artist. but as an artist i think you take on the greatest challenge you can. to put all these things together, the art, film making, journalism into one, i see it as an artistic enterprise but at the same time, of course, when you're dealing with this kind of subject, you have to be very journalistically precise which we were. but it's a challenge. i mean this film was being made actually for two audiences. one was for the film making audience. it's been very successful. it was nominated for academy award. it's won many audience awards but it was also made for policy makers in washington d.c. >> brown: you had them in mind absolutely. i remember cut by cut we'd be thinking, this will play to an audience but
to $85 billion. more than half that from the pentagon t impacts more than the defense budget. everything from education to disaster relief funding could be hit. lawmaker have been sounding at large for months and new numbers back it up. maryland, virginia and the district would take the hardest hit if sequestration happens. a report by wells fargo says our area is the most vulnerable to defense and nondefense cuts that will come in a deal is not reached soon. meantime, virginia governor bob mcdonnell has sent a letter to president obama asking him to assert the automatic cuts. >>> we are also monitoring metro for you this morning. >> it's thought that may not even cross your mind when you ride the rails but knowing what to do if it happens could save your life. we'll have more on that coming up. first, let's talk to tucker barnes. >> want to bring an umbrella today. we've got some showers in the forecast. looks like it is all liquid around here as temperatures have fallen only in the upper 30s. julie is back too with your traffic coming up after the break.  >>> l
spending cuts. if congress fails to block the march 1st cuts in the pentagon budget, the navy will ground the blue angels. that precision flying team. the blue angels perform in 30 cities each year including, of course, san francisco. while the angels are just one part of our fleet week, they are considered the biggest draw and a key reason why a million people spend that weekend in san francisco every year which, of course, leaves a big boost for the local economy. on this presidents' day, president obama is back in washington tonight after spending the weekend in florida, even golfing with tiger woods yesterday. congress is out for the entear week making the city -- take a look -- look like a ghost town. some tourists were irritated saying less than two weeks remain until the $85 billion in spending cuts kick in. >> it is quite concerning that they're not here. >> get it solved. it's keeping everybody on pins and needles. >> lawmakers are spending this weeklong recess in their own districts and when they return to washington they'll have four days to agree on an alternative plan to cut
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